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The Perma Pixie’s Foraging Course – starts this Wednesday!

Join Darebin permaculturist and medicinal herbalist, Taj Scicluna AKA The Perma Pixie, on a 5 week exploration of foraging, wildcrafting, wild edibles and medicinal cuisine.

In this Foraging Course, Taj will take you on a weekly immersion looking at plants in depth where you will learn:
– The Importance of Wild Foods
– Medicine as Food
– The difference between cultivated foods and wild food
– Sustainable Wildcrafting
– Safe Foraging
– Identification
– Nutrition and properties of several plants in depth
– Recipes for each of these plants

At the end of each session, share delicious condiments, foods and beverages made from these plants to celebrate at the end of the evening of learning!

Foraging Course (Face to Face)

Dates: 27th Oct 2021 – 24th Nov 2021 (5 weeks)
Time: 6pm – 8pm Wednesday evenings
Location: along the Merri Creek, Coburg
Cost: $330 for 5 weeks in person / $175 for online course, register here

** One scholarship available for marginalised people (to apply please email

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